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Sports Film of the Week: Late Rounders

The late rounds of the NFL Draft are a long way from the glamour of round one.

Source: Vanguard Cinema

Title: Late Rounders

Released: 2012

Plot: The NFL Draft takes place this week and while a lot of the attention will be on who is selected in the very first round, it’s probably even more difficult to get a player drafted on day two or three.

This documentary focuses on five late-round prospects who sign with Hall of Fame Sports Representatives in the hope of getting drafted and signing lucrative NFL contracts.

As you can imagine, it’s not easy.

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What the critics say: “As a spectator, I can’t fathom anyone hanging in there for seven rounds for an NFL draft. However, for these men their futures are on the line and they will wait.  As they wait, their friendships grow and their resolve is tested.” –  The Wirk

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